What would life be like if your local bar allowed you direct access to their beer taps and charged you on a per-ounce basis? Would you be more likely to try a beer you might not otherwise try? Would you miss the interaction with the barkeep, or does fetching your own beer just cut out the middleman? ... More >>
Iron Chef, the fast-paced televised cooking competition, was first popularized in Japan in the '90s before making its way to American audiences. Then the remake, Iron Chef America, moved to Food Network's Kitchen Stadium. Next week, the concept gets a local flavor -- quite literally -- at City Pages ... More >>
In a strange about-face, the president tries to hack medical marijuana off at the knees
Lobbying for booze one beer at a time
Surly owner Omar Ansari testifies alongside Sen. Linda Scheid and Fulton Brewing owner Ryan Petz.In what was for the most part a very friendly hearing, the so-called Surly bill has passed its first hurdle. "It's a rollercoaster," says Surly Brewing Co. owner Omar Ansari of the process. "There h ... More >>
The Budweiser frogs: as beloved by kids as alcopop.Even though alcoholic beverages are intended for adults, they're often marketed in kid-friendly formats. A recent study found Anheuser-Busch--a beer company--made the most kid-alluring advertisements, as children ages nine to 11 were more fam ... More >>
Raise a pint to local breweries
Is D.C. finally ready to let us toke up?
The Universities of Minnesota and Wisconsin are among many colleges objecting to a Bud Light beer promotion: "Fan Cans" in college colors. And it looks like they have won.
Would you be more or less likely to drink Bud Light if the can was in your school's colors? Bud's betting the former.
Shakopee's Rahr Malting plant and Koda Energy are brewing up enviro-beer
The True Hollywood Story of A Band Apart Co-Founder Michael Bodnarchek
Let's bring back the year's best (and worst) performances for one more round of applause (and jeers)
Trashing motels and crashing wheelchairs with the White Iron Band
The local bowling comedy series Let's Bowl turns gutter balls into ratings strikes
Face/Off: Denzel Washington and Ray Allen in Spike Lee's He Got Game